Greystone Park

  • Greystone Park – Greystone Park, originally named New Jersey State Insane Asylum, opened in 1887 on 400 acres of prime farmland. It was the equivalent of a self-contained city and boasted the largest continuous building foundation in the nation prior to the construction of the Pentagon. Museum holdings include:
    * Maps
    * Early Annual Reports
    * Articles published in the print shop
    * Copies of the newspaper “Psychogram”
    * Pictures and postcards
    * Book of poetry written by a patient and published in the hospital print shop
    * Various handcrafted items made by the patients

    Greystone Hospital’s Main Building.